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Flexbright go for the UAE market in co-operation with the emirate of Sharjah

Julkaistu 21.01.2019

Flexbright Oy and Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) signed a Memorandum of Understanding related to co-operation in business, technology and local presence on January 15, 2019.

Photo: CEO Hussain Al Mahmoudi SRTIP and CEO Pekka Makkonen FLEXBRIGHT.

Flexbright has been researching and planning to make an entry in the UAE market for a couple of years, they feel now it is the right time to start local business operation. Mr Pekka Makkonen says: ”I find co-operation with SRTI Park an excellent local basement for business operation and collaboration with local universities as well. I am looking forward to start co-operation on practical level”.

Flexbright’s printed electronics technology enables new innovative large area LED- lighting applications. Especially here in the UAE, Flexbright would like to provide unique ambient lighting installations. Flexbright’s technology enables tools for visualize data in the physical surrounding. By dynamic LEDFOIL surfaces with embedded sensors, it can create an unique ambient communication environment.

Flexbright took part in an official Oulu region delegation. The tour was organised by the Council of Oulu Region in response to an invitation by the Government of Sharjah’s Department of Government Relations headed by Executive Chairman, His Excellency Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi. The visit resulted in signing of a several MOUs with the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park. The R&D&I park was represented by SRTI Park’s CEO Hussain Al Mahmoudi in the signing event.

Al Mahmoudi said: "We are pleased to sign these agreements that strengthen our global partnerships and strengthen our position as a world-class research and technology hub. These partnerships also open new horizons to stimulate and attract international research investments, leading countries in the knowledge economy”.

Al Mahmoudi underlined that the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park is in a stage of a significant development.

The newest premises in the R&D&I park were completed two weeks ago.

More info:

Pekka Makkonen, CEO
Flexbright Oy
Tel. +358 50 523 9481